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Jennifer Pharr Davis holds the speed record on the Appalachian Trail, a feat which made her an Adventurer of the Year. See our featured hikes. Here’s how to be smart, feel safe, and get the most out of your hike. 1. Test drive your backpack and shoes. The two pieces of gear that can make…

Text by Catharine Livingston; Photographs courtesy of Mountain Soles In many ways, 2008 was a banner year for eco-friendly footwear. Brooks launched the world's first biodegradable midsole. END Footwear opened its doors as perhaps the first performance shoe company dedicated entirely to green kicks. Heck, even Payless announced its first eco line. But for all…

Text by Catharine Livingston; Photographs courtesy of Mountain Soles In many ways, 2008 was a banner year for eco-friendly footwear.¬†Brooks launched the world’s first biodegradable midsole. END Footwear opened its doors as perhaps the first performance shoe company dedicated entirely to green kicks. Heck, even Payless announced its first eco line. But for all the…